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Test Code EHRCP Ehrlichia Antibody Panel, Serum

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
ANAP Anaplasma phagocytophilum Ab, IgG,S Yes Yes
EHRC Ehrlichia Chaffeensis (HME) Ab, IgG Yes Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

ANAPLASMA PHAGOCYTOPHILUM

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

EHRLICHIA CHAFFEENSIS

<1:64

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86666 x 2

Testing Algorithm

See Acute Tick-Borne Disease Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Heat-inactivated specimen Reject

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.